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What does pain in lower right side of abdomen generally mean?

What does pain in lower right side of abdomen generally mean?

Non-specific: Lower right abdominal pain, if associated with feeling poorly, fever, loss of appetite and deteriorating course can mean acute appendicitis. However, by itself, right lower abdominal pain is non-specific and could be related to gas, muscle soreness or constipation. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have pain in the lower right abdomen?

What does it mean to have pain in the lower right abdomen?

Maybe a lot of thing: Depends on age, sex, acute or chronic, associated with fever, diarrhea, urinary complaints, menstrual changes or not. Can be hernia, appendicitis, diverticulitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, cancer, uterine mass/fibroid, ureteral stone, inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer, bowel mass, tb, abscess, muscular cause, hip joint disease, swollen lymph nodes due to infection, tumor, etc. C md. ...Read more

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What can a pain on your lower right abdomen mean?

What can a pain on your lower right abdomen mean?

Many possibilities: Possible causes of right lower abdominal pain include appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, seminal vesiculitis, GI obstruction, renal infection or stones & gastroenteritis just to mention a few. If you have severe abdominal pain then urgent medical evaluation is indicated. Abdominal pain with change to stool pattern warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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I've got pain in my Lower right abdomen. CT scan shows free fluid in Douglas pouch on right side. What could this mean?

I've got pain in my Lower right abdomen. CT scan shows free fluid in Douglas pouch on right side. What could this mean?

Emergency..: If you have abdominal pain and had CT. Free fluid in lower part of pelvis( Douglas pouch) is never normal. It could be ruptured tubal pregnancy, appendix or other acute abdomen emergency. Please, call MD. who order CT or go to emergency if ongoing pain . ...Read more

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Had black stools, abdominal pain in my lower right abdomen area, lots of gas and tummy gurgling, what could this mean?

Had black stools, abdominal pain in my lower right abdomen area, lots of gas and tummy gurgling, what could this mean?

Melena: Black stools usually mean that you have old blood in your stool, which is not a good thing and needs attention to make sure you don't have a potentially life-threatening ulcer developing. Get seen by someone who can test for blood and rule out other causes. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a pain in the lower right abdomen?

Possible causes: Possible causes of right lower abdominal pain include appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, seminal vesiculitis, GI obstruction, renal infection or stones & gastroenteritis just to mention a few. If you have severe abdominal pain then urgent medical evaluation is indicated. Abdominal pain with change to stool pattern warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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What could localized, sporadic pain in the lower right abdomen be? It started yesterday afternoon; i could sleep, but I woke up with same pain.

What could localized, sporadic pain in the lower right abdomen be? It started yesterday afternoon; i could sleep, but I woke up with same pain.

Need doctor to check: Lower right abdominal pain can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain can worsen over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause pain. Having gas may or may not be related to the discomfort (lactose intolerance will cause gas). A hernia or ovarian problem can cause pain, too. ...Read more